PHILIPSBURG:— Corruption and fraud at contractor Windward Roads has cost Dutch parent company, Janssen de Jong, almost 5 million euros.
Last year the Undermining Fight Team raided the Sint Maarten subsidiary. The company reportedly channeled 2.5 million euros in bribes to civil servants and politicians, including Theo Heyliger, via the Dutch building consultant Ronald Maasdam. According to the OM, the leader of the ruling party United Democrats has raised $ 1.8 million and has his house refurbished for another $ 140,000.
Windward Roads has reached a settlement with the Public Prosecution Service: it is installing sewerage on Sint